Financial Aid

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Thinking about joining WIU as a Leatherneck? Review our Financial Aid Brochure and Discover What To Expect: Financial Aid at WIU!

2015-16 FAFSA Now Available

Students who may attend the 2015-16 school year should file their FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible online at www.fafsa.gov. Remember - the FAFSA is FREE at .G-O-V!

Looking for some guidance on how to complete the 2015-16 FAFSA? You'll want to watch the 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA video tutorial, now available!

Loanlook Now Available to WIU Students & Alumni

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Loanlook gives students easy access to their student loan information. Have private loans? Loanlook can track those too! Download the app (iOS and Android) to receive loan information and reminders on your mobile device. Take a look and see what Loanlook can do for you!

Get Started

There's a lot to cover, so the best place to begin is our Getting Started section - here you can find checklists, timelines, helpful hints, and other tools created specifically for WIU students.

The first step is always completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be done online at www.fafsa.gov. If you're looking for a quick and easy review, check out the:

Of course, different types of students may need different information. Click below to determine if there are any specific instructions or requirements that may apply to you:

Undergraduate Students Transfer Students International Students Graduate Students

View our Frequently Asked Questions

Stay in Touch

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